Introduction to China
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai
Highlights of China & Hong Kong
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai, Hong Kong
China: Three Cities
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hong Kong
Family Tour of China
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong
Luxuries of China
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Hong Kong
Hong Kong in Depth
Hong Kong & environs
China in Depth
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Shanghai & Suzhou, Lijiang, Hong Kong
Beijing & Great Wall, Lijiang, Shanghai, Hong Kong
Culinary Tour of China
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong
Treasures of Yunnan
Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Zhongdian
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Yangshuo, Longsheng, Guilin, Hong Kong
Spa & Wellness Tour of China
Shanghai & environs, Suzhou, Hangzhou
Journey Through China & Tibet
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Guilin & Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Lhasa, Hong Kong
Introduction to Tibet
Lhasa and environs
Chengdu & Tibet
Southeast Asia in Style
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Bangkok
Family Tour of Southeast Asia
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong
Best of the Himalayas: Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Kathmandu, Lhasa
Best of Japan & China
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai
Three Capitals: Tokyo, Seoul & Beijing
Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing & Great Wall
(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hong Kong
This is the ultimate luxury tour of China's most fascinating cities: imperial Beijing, stylish Shanghai and cosmopolitan Hong Kong. Stay in the finest luxury hotels in each destination, and enjoy private cultural touring of imperial palaces, ancient temples, colonial-era architecture, stunning landscapes, water gardens and much more.
Begin in Beijing, China's centuries-old capital. With your private guide and driver, tour imperial masterpieces such as the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace. Explore the narrow hutongs (lanes) of a traditional residential neighborhood. See lesser-known temples, and venture to a little-visited hilltop for panoramic views over the rooftops of the Forbidden City. Visit markets specializing in pearls, silk, food and furniture, and, if desired, explore new art gallery districts that showcase the city's burgeoning contemporary art scene. One day, take an excursion to the Great Wall of China.
Next, continue to Shanghai and experience the unbridled energy of China's most stylish and modern city. During private touring, learn about Shanghai's history through the architecture of the Bund, the French Concession, Pudong and other districts. Tour some of China's best museums, including the Shanghai Museum and Long Museum. Also visit up-and-coming neighborhoods filled with art galleries, design shops and stylish new restaurants. One day, take an excursion to Suzhou or another nearby water town to cruise canals lined with Ming Dynasty homes, and tour private gardens that we've chosen as our favorites.
Conclude in Hong Kong, one of Asia's most attractive and exciting cities, with a spectacular skyline, beautiful harbors and beaches, superb restaurants, bustling markets and much more. With your expert private guide and driver, learn about the historic buildings and modern skyscrapers in Central. Tour interesting residential neighborhoods in the hills. Explore traditional markets, ride a sampan (fishing boat) across Aberdeen harbor and a tram up Victoria Peak, browse the boutiques in the fashionable Soho district and perhaps get fitted for custom clothing at our favorite tailors. Explore local markets to learn about traditional Chinese medicine and unusual food products. Also visit excellent museums, a tea house, and other favorite spots.
You put together the most amazing China trip. It was the best trip we’ve ever taken and we travel well!
~ L.R., Short Hills, NJ
We wanted to tell you how absolutely superb our China trip was. Really, the trip of a lifetime and everything you promised.
~ E.G., Los Angeles, CA
Thanks, thanks and more thanks for a spectacular China trip. We were catered to hand and foot and it could not have been better. The guides were great and really enhanced the trip for us.
~ H.R., Englewood, NJ
The trip was fantastic. The guides were all very helpful, friendly, informative, high quality, and very worthwhile. China was phenomenal, beautiful, and everything we wanted it to be. Thank you for everything.
~ P.W., Chappaqua, New York
I had the most marvelous experience with Artisans of Leisure, and I would recommend you to anyone and everyone wanting an in-depth cultural tour of China. Our tour was flawless in every way. We are most appreciative of the personalized touring and high level of service that you provide.
~ D.W., Washington D.C.
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